• Lot 387

    A Thai Ratnakosin style gilt-wood fragment of Vishnu and Garuda

    LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Thai Ratnakosin style gilt-wood fragment of Vishnu and Garuda
    Late 19th century
    Garuda as a semi-bird with wings behind his arms, the head with pointed beak, bulging eyes, lower body as bird with tail and claws, supporting the four-armed Vishnu, both principal hands with unidentified objects, both upper hands holding cakra and sankha, wearing striated sampot, jewellery and a conical crown
    102 cm high


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    Christie’s charges a premium to the buyer on the Hammer Price of each lot sold at the following rates: 29.75% of the Hammer Price of each lot up to and including €5,000, plus 23.8% of the Hammer Price between €5,001 and €400,000, plus 14.28% of any amount in excess of €400,001. Buyer’s premium is calculated on the basis of each lot individually.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION